Police initially said the baby was a year old.
That's when Ramirez and a nearby construction worker made a decision to snatch the baby from the auto. Blevin told the newspaper that he saw an addled Gutierrez pacing and muttering to himself outside the stolen auto.
The California Highway Patrol cancelled the alert about 90 minutes after issuing it.
The unknown suspect was last seen driving off at 4:47 a.m. this morning in the Honda Accord with Emiliano in the back seat. When he came back out, the child and auto were gone. Emiliano is a 1 year old Hispanic male, approximately two feet tall, weighing 23 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.More news: Small cap plunge drags China stocks lower despite strong GDP growth
The boy has black hair, brown eyes and was last seen wearing a black and white shirt and gray trousers.
No description of the suspect was immediately available.
If you see the vehicle, contact police. Other details were not released.